Connecting Texts, Students & the World Around Them


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The first type of connection most readers learn is ____ connections.

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1. When a student is reading a book and says, 'That makes me think about the president of the U.S.,' he is making a ____ connection.

2. Linking two or more texts together is called a ____ connection.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly check how much you understand about the connections students make when reading with this quiz and worksheet assessment tool. You need to be able to describe each type of connection in order to successfully complete this short quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will:

  • Identify the first type of connection most readers learn
  • Note which type of connection is being made when a student states that a book makes him think of a specific figure
  • Tell which connection is made when two or more texts are linked together
  • State which connection is being taught when a teacher asks, 'What do you know about...?'
  • Recall which type of connection is made with the question 'What else does this remind you of?'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the first connection many readers learn
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of connection made by linking texts together
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the connections made with the questions 'What else does this remind you of?' and 'What do you know about...'

Additional Learning

Further connect with this material by reviewing the lesson titled Connecting Texts, Students & the World Around Them. You can expect to learn more about:

  • The number of main types of connections
  • Why a specific connection is a good place to start for beginning readers
  • Ways to make text-to-text connections